Monthly Archives: December 2015

Spice 1 – Spice 1 (April 14, 1992)

This is a new addition to the collection. I had this one on cassette back in the day, until it was eaten by my hungry tape deck. So it was a pleasant surprise to run across this one at one of … Continue reading

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Prince Markie Dee And The Soul Convention – Free (August 11, 1992)

Mark Morales better know to the world as Prince Markie Dee, begin his rap career as a third of the Brooklyn based trio the Fat Boys (originally known as the Disco 3) in the mid eighties. From the jump, the Fat … Continue reading

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The Future Sound – The Whole Shabang Volume 1 (April 7, 1992)

This is a recent addition to the collection. File it right after Das EFX’s Dead Serious. A few months ago I was scanning through some old issues of The Source circa 1992, because from time to time that’s what self-proclaimed … Continue reading

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The Brand New Heavies – Heavy Rhyme Experience: Vol.1 (August 3, 1992)

The Brand New Heavies are an acid jazz and funk band hailing from London, England. The group formed in the mid eighties and released their UK self titled debut in 1990. Originally the group had Jay Ella Ruth as the lead vocalist, but … Continue reading

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House Of Pain – House of Pain (July 21, 1992)

New York native and California transplant, Erick “Everlast” Schrody came on the scene in the late eighties under the tutelage of Ice-T, as part of his Syndicate Posse. In 1990 he would release his debut solo album Forever Lasting on … Continue reading

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EPMD – Business Never Personal (July 28, 1992)

EPMD is one of my favorite hip-hop groups and without question one of the greatest groups in the history of hip-hop. The chemistry of Parrish’s no-nonsense lyricism and Erick Sermon’s lazy and heavily lisped flow over their signature funk sound is … Continue reading

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DJ Quik – Way 2 Fonky (July 21, 1992)

In 1991, DJ Quik exploded on the scene reppin’ his hometown of Compton on his debut release Quik Is The Name. On the strength of some solid singles (“Born And Raised In Compton” and “Tonite”) and his crisp and clean … Continue reading

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